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Program

Friday February 1st Blumberg Reading Room

5:30-6:00 Reception

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:00-8:00 Online Games Learning and Society, Constance Steinkuehler(approve sites)

Saturday Morning, February 2nd Waidner-Spahr Library

Shuttle 7:45 and 8:00

8:00-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-9:00 Why Games? | Britt Scharringhausen

9:15-9:45 Computer Games as a Learning Platform: Essential Elements | Richard Liston

10:00-10:30 Introduction to Modding | Todd Bryant

10:40-11:15 Break

11:15-11:45 Games as Language Learning Tools | Todd Bryant

Lunch 12:00-2:00

Saturday Afternoon Bosler Hall

Workshops

Session I 2:00-3:00

Pedogical and Practical Issues, Discussion | Britt Scharringhausen

Modding How To (Civilization IV) | Todd Bryant

Session II 3:30-5:00

Creating Interactive Fiction with Inform 7 | Richard Liston

An Introduction to Virtual Worlds for Language Instruction | Todd Bryant

Games in Bosler Hall 5:00-6:00

If people would like to stick around, I'd be happy to show the games we installed including:

Peacemaker

A Force More Powerful

Palestine, Global Conflicts

Civ IV

Rome, Total War

Age of Empires

Hearts of Iron

Bioshock (Foreign language)

World of Warcraft (Foreign language)

The Witcher (Foreign language)

Sims 2 (Foreign language)

Shuttle 6:15 and 6:30

Sunday Morning, February 3rd Waidner-Spahr Library

Shuttle 8:45 and 9:00

9:00 Breakfast

10:00 - 12:00 Birds of a Feather - Participants with similar ideas for their institutions meet to discuss implementation, solutions for likely obstacles and possible points for collaboration.

Shuttles leave from parking lot behind the library: 10, 12, and 2. Please bring your luggage to the library Sunday.

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